The Allegheny Regional Asset District (RAD) funds regional assets from one-half of the proceeds of the 1% Allegheny County Sales and Use Tax. RADical Days is an annual event celebrating these assets with free admission, musical and dance performances and family activities offered by arts and culture organizations, parks and recreation, and sports and regional attractions that are funded by RAD.
From 03/04/2017: Richard Blair, son of Eric Arthur Blair (a.k.a., George Orwell) in a roundtable discussion about 1984 and the Orwell Society with Serena Zets (12th grade, Pittsburgh CAPA), Megan Ortego and Brooke Doran (12th grade, Valley High) as well as details about the Prime Stage Theater's production of 1984, 3/3 to 3/12, New Hazlett Theater.
From 02/25/2017: Pittsburgh Savoyards perform in advance of their Gilbert and Sullivan show, Patience, 3/3 to 3/5 and 3/9 to 3/12, Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall in Carnegie.
From 02/11/2017: Isabel Horgan (11th grade, St. Joseph High School),Tali Brobst (7th grade, Trafford Middle School) and Zoe Smith (9th grade), Sabrina Catalano (12th grade) and Kate Polechko (11th grade) all at Penn-Trafford High School discuss their award-winning submissions to the Fairchild Challenge, a national competition fostering environmental awareness in teens and sponsored locally by Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.
From 01/14/2017: Evan Dewitt (16, Pittsburgh Allderdice), Nick Killen (17, Peters Township), Melvina Black (age, Perry Traditional), Francesco DiMaio (17, Woodland Hills High School), Divine Jones (17, Pittsburgh Allderdice), and A'Niya Vaughn (15, Pittsburgh Sci-tech) from the Steeltown Entertainment TV program Reel Teens of Pittsburgh along with teaching artist, Chris.
From 01/07/2017: Pittsburgh Philharmonic Young Artist Concerto Competition winner William Wang (15, North Allegheny Intermediate High School) with selections on violin along with John Ott.
From 12/31/2016: A live broadcast from the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh early-bird New Year's Eve party with live jazz from Lee Robinson & ISKA, interviews with kids and adults, actor Tim Hartman and the museum's annual Countdown to Noon.
From 12/10/2016: Students featured from Washington Jr. High School, Woodland Hills Academy and Christ the Divine Teacher Catholic Academy on apps they developed to encourage appreciation of nature and the environment as part of the Fairchild Challenge, a national program connecting teens with environmental issues and sponsored locally by Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.
From 12/03/2016: Youth Chamber Connection and Three Rivers Young Peoples Orchestra present "V" Wind Quintet, featuring Beth Danley, flute (12th grade, Trinity Christian School), Geoffrey Madge, oboe (9th grade, Chartiers Valley High School), Sydney Ellison, clarinet (12th grade, Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School), Mitchell Dubin, bassoon (9th grade, Pittsburgh CAPA) and Maya Waller, French horn (12th grade, North Allegheny High School).
From 11/19/2016: EQT City Theatre Young Playwrights Festival honorees Cavan Bonner (17, Pittsburgh CAPA 6-12), Katrina Kudla (18, Moon Area High School and IUP) and Brenna Sposito & Julia Garhart (both of Sharpsville Middle School) with details on their original plays.